Tag: addiction

News addiction” leads to poor mental and physical health

September 10, 2022

Exposure to a depressing and continually-evolving news cycle of global events can have serious impacts on mental and physical wellbeing, as researchers from the UK-based Taylor and Francis Group found out. “News addiction” refers to the obsessive urge to constantly check the news – people who have a high levels of news addiction were reported […]

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Psychedelic ketamine plus psychological therapy effectively treats addiction to alcohol

January 14, 2022

Ketamine infusions along with psychotherapy has been found to be more effective at maintaining long-term alcohol abstinence than any other treatment methods. According to a group of researchers from the University of Exeter, UK, ketamine-assisted psychotherapy kept adults with severe alcohol use disorder away from heavy drinking for up to six months after treatment. The […]

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Social Media is now becoming Stressful for Young Adults

May 14, 2012

A recent survey revealed that the growing social media obligations faced by young adults across the world are starting to wear them down.  Conducted in China, Singapore, and the U.S. by JWT Singapore, the study surveyed 19 to 26-year-olds and found that over 50% of young adults find it too time consuming to keep up […]

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